284 houses to be built this year by council

By Brendan Grehan

SOUTH DUBLIN County Council are to build 284 houses in 2018. This was revealed at last weeks monthly meeting of SDCC in response to a question put down by Councillor Francis Timmons.

Cllr Timmons asked how many social houses will be built in 2018 and 2019 and how many further Part 8s are planned.

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Some of the houses at Sheehy Skeffington will be handed over this month

The Council replied and stated that there were no houses built directly by SDCC in 2014, 2015 and 2017. A total of 12 houses were built in 2016, 10 in Tallaght and two in Lucan.

The Council said that on the current housing build programme there are currently nine projects on site with one more project to commence in June.

The first schemes due for completion in 2018 will commence handover in May 2018 with 17 units in Mayfield, Clondalkin and partial handover of 47 units at Sheehy Skeffington Meadows, Tallaght. A total of 284 units are to be completed by the end of December 2018.

On the next tranche of the build programme a total of 563 units are proposed to be delivered from 2020-2021.

These schemes are currently being designed and will be progressing through the Part 8 process over the next 12 months.

The first Part 8 for Homeville, Firhouse was published on April 26 last commencing the 8 week public consultation process.

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